Increase of antimicrobial resistance of faecal aerobic gram-negative bacteria in a geriatric hospital.


Antimicrobial resistance of faecal aerobic Gram-negative bacteria to eight different antimicrobials was determined by a velvet replica-plating method in 1988 and 1933. Faecal samples were taken from 131 geriatric inpatients in the Turku City Hospital with a hospitalization of more than 7 days. From 1987 to 1992 the use of first and second generation… (More)


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